This practice is done over two days, with the eight Mahayana precepts being taken at the beginning of each day. On the first day, it is customary to abstain from all meals apart from lunch. On the second day, we engage in a complete fast abstaining from all food and drink for twenty-four hours. On both days we do three sessions of the retreat prayers Drop of Essential Nectar – one first thing in the morning, one before lunch, and one in the late afternoon.
It is still possible to engage in this practice without the fasting component, please get in touch for more information.
On each day, before the break of dawn, we begin by taking the eight Mahayana precepts according to the sadhana entitled A Pure Life and then we begin the first session of the sadhana entitled Drop of Essential Nectar.
This event is held at:
Khedrubje Buddhist Centre
196 Coltman Street
For info on this class call: 01482 324940
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Booking for this event opens 1:00pm Mon 25th February.
6:30am - First Session
10:30am - Second Session
3:30pm - Last Session